Centruroides

Centruroides

(sen'tru-roy'dēz),
A genus of North American scorpions, the commonest species of which are Centruroides gracilis, the margarite scorpion; Centruroides vittatus, the stripe-back scorpion; and Centruroides sculpturatus, the deadly sculptured scorpion.
See also: Scorpionida.

Centruroides

A genus of venomous arachnids known popularly as scorpions.

Centruroides

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The aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of Bouvardia ternifolia, Aristolochia elegans and Vitex mollis extracts on Centruroides limpidus limpidus venom lethality in mice, and to determine their antagonist activity on guinea pig ileum.
PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC COMPARISON OF CENTRUROIDES VITTATUS POPULATIONS IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE AND CENTRAL ARKANSAS.
especially for the sting of the Centruroides scorpion.
The taxonomic distinction between Rhopalurus and another New World buthid scorpion genus, Centruroides Marx 1890, distributed from the southwestern USA throughout Mexico, Central America, the Greater and Lesser Antilles, to northern South America (Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela), remains unclear.
Centruroides vittatus (Say 1821) (Scorpiones; Buthidae), the striped bark scorpion, has a wide distribution utilizing a number of different habitats (Shelley & Sissom 1995).
The new species is the first of the genus to be known from Colombia, raising to five the number of buthid genera in the country: Ananteris Thorell 1891, Centruroides Marx 1890, Microtityus, Rhopalurus Thorell 1876 and Tityus Koch 1836.
In species such as Centruroides exilicauda (Wood 1863), Vaejovis spinigerus (Wood 1863), Diplocentrus peloncillensis Francke 1975, and Pseudouroctonus apacheanus (Gertsch & Soleglad 1972) there is no relationship between female size and offspring production (Brown 2004).
rochai showed a short 1st instar phase (8 days) which was similar to Centruroides gracilis (Latreille 1804) (8 days) (Francke & Jones 1982) and Centruroides exilicauda (Wood 1863) (7 days) (Brown 2004) and half as long as Tityus trivittatus Kraepelin 1898 at 16 days (Toscano Gadea 2004).
A lectotype is designated for Centruroides elegans edentulus Werner 1939, originally described from Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
Four antivenins are commercially available for acute envenomation: black widow spider antivenin, Centruroides (scorpion) immune [F(ab').